For Written Answer on : 23/06/2020
Question Number(s): 157 Question Reference(s): 11935/20
Department: Education and Skills
Asked by: Darragh O'Brien T.D.
To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the status of progress in providing additional accommodation at a school (details supplied) to cater for the increased demand for special needs education and for additional places for children to attend the ASD units; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Details Supplied) Skerries Educate Together National School, Skerries, Co. Dublin
I am pleased to inform the Deputy that funding was approved under the Additional Accommodation Scheme to enable the school in question to build a four classroom SEN base.
The project has been devolved for delivery to Louth & Meath ETB. The next step will be for the ETB to procure a consultant. This consultant will lead the project through the various stages of architectural planning and onwards through the statutory planning process and construction.